Lincoln News

Anthony D. Cox, New AVP of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance/Title IX

 Dear Lincoln Community,


Please join me in welcoming Anthony D. Cox, Jr., as our new Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance/ Title IX Coordinator at Lincoln University.



Anthony began his new role on October 3, 2023, and continues to serve as an adjunct professor, teaching Legal Problem Solving and Skills Development.

Prior to arriving at Lincoln University this year, Anthony spent his former years in private and government practice, where he addressed compliance-related issues and helped lead diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. In 2020, Anthony was named to the National Black Lawyers Top 40 under 40.

Anthony holds a Juris Doctorate from Widener University Commonwealth Law School and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University. Anthony is in the process of completing his Master of Business Administration from Western Governors University, focusing on Compliance. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Anthony likes to take an approach of prevention to decrease the amount of necessary intervention. Anthony is excited to continue to help Lincoln University pursue, build, and maintain a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and compliance in all areas.

You can reach Anthony at 484-365-7755,, and in Wright Hall, Room 102.


We take heart in celebrating our commitment to community, diversity, equity, and inclusion at Lincoln University, and I hope you will join me in congratulating Anthony on his new role.


Kind Regards,


Adriona M. Smith
Senior Executive Assistant to the General Counsel

Office of the General Counsel